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hurricane

noun adversity, calamity, catastrophe, disaster, flood, natural disaster, rain, rain and wind storm, rainstorm, serious calamity, storm, tragedy, upheaval
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As wind speed increases with height, thunderstorms within a tropical cyclone become vertically slanted downwind and latent heat released by condensation is distributed over a larger area.
Emanuel (2012) used an analytic model to derive an approximate expression for the rate of intensification of a tropical cyclone unmolested by detrimental environmental influences such as wind shear and upper-ocean mixing:
EST) the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrument aboard NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite captured this visible image of Tropical Cyclone Winston between Vanuatu to the west and Fiji to the east.
There is no evidence to suggest that Qatar has ever been hit by a tropical cyclone.
This Tropical Cyclone is likely to intensify further and move northwestward in next 24 hrs a spokesperson of the met office told.
The current forecasts suggest that the tropical cyclone, which has already racked up winds of 200km/h and has been named aACAyPam' by experts, could strengthen further as it heads south.
Washington, May 15 ( ANI ): A new study suggests that the intensity of tropical cyclones is shifting poleward.
citizens traveling in the South Pacific region during tropical cyclone season have been forced to delay their return to the United States or other travel because of infrastructure damage to airports and limited flight availability.
TIKE gives a succinct picture by taking into account the number of tropical cyclones in the season, the duration of each tropical cyclone and the time history of the wind force over a large area surrounding each tropical cyclone.
Wdowinski and a colleague from Florida International University analyzed data from quakes magnitude-6 and above in Taiwan and Haiti and found a strong temporal relationship between the two natural hazards, where large earthquakes occurred within four years after a very wet tropical cyclone season.
tropical Cyclone Phet that hit Omani coasts leading to the fall of victims.
KARACHI, June 4 -- Tropical cyclone 'Phet', which was earlier to hit the coastal areas of Pakistan on Friday, is now expected to approach on Sunday after re-curving from Oman's coastal belt.

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